Criminal Justice

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Click to visit the Smart on Crime GA Website
Click to visit the Smart on Crime GA Website, an initiative by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation in partnership with other Georgia organizations seeking to further criminal justice reform in the state of Georgia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is overcriminalization?

Two ways to address overcriminalization:

Property rights are one of our most basic rights. Taking property should require a high burden of proof. That’s why we need to reform Georgia’s civil asset forfeiture law.

Resources / Further Reading:

Right on Crime – this is a one-stop shop for conservative ideas on criminal justice reform

Georgia Department of Corrections weekly, monthly and annual state prison inmate population reports

Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform reports (2011-2016)

 

When I served four terms in the state Senate, one of the few places where you could go to always and get concrete information about real solutions was the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. That hasn’t changed. [The Foundation] is really right up there at the top of the state think tanks, so you should be very proud of the work that they are doing!

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